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Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship Level 4

Subject Area
Start Date
Study Mode
24 Months + End-Point assessment
Entry Requirements
Relevant L3 qualification and GCSE English and Maths at grade 4/C or above or have achieved Functional Skills in these subjects at Level 2.

This is a Institute of Technology programme. You will study the main duties and tasks of a Construction Site Supervisor, combining classroom-based learning with on-the-job experience to gain a thorough understanding of the role. Typical elements include, the supervision of specialist contractors, the control of health and safety standards on construction projects, monitoring costings and progress reporting on construction projects.

Variable start date, full-time - 1 day in College

What will I study?

You will study the main duties and tasks of a Construction Site Supervisor, these include:

  • Supervision of specialist contractors
  • The control of health and safety standards on construction projects
  • Recording, control and reporting of progress on a construction project
  • The minimisation of the environmental impact of construction projects
  • Control of quality of works on a construction project
  • Assisting commercial staff with the monitoring of costs on a construction project

How will I be assessed?

To successfully complete this apprenticeship there will be an online test. This underpins the knowledge required to work as a Construction Site Supervisor, so it needs to be completed and passed as the first element of the End-point assessment process. It will comprise of 20 multiple choice questions to be answered within 40 minutes.

  • Project
    The work-based project should be designed to ensure that the apprentice’s work meets the needs of the business, is relevant to their role and allows the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours to be demonstrated for the End-Point Assessment (EPA). The apprentice will conduct their project and submit it after a maximum of 4 month(s) of the EPA start date – typical after a duration of 3 months. The project will be presented as a 2500 word (with a 10% tolerance either way) written report and must include relevant and clearly presented methodology including detail construction methods, project planning and resourcing techniques, quality standards, environmental impact, management principles and supervision, commissioning, financial and legal constraints, and measurement of progress.
  • Professional discussion
    The professional discussion will be in the form of an interview with one assessor and will take one hour. Prior to the professional discussion, the apprentice will have submitted a summary of experience based upon their portfolio of evidence. The summary of experience will be reviewed by an assessor who will formulate the questions for the professional discussion.

Qualifications received

Construction Site Supervisor Level 4, this will include the HNC in Construction and the Built Environment.

Method of Delivery

This is delivered on a day release basis – 1 day per week in College during term time and the remaining time will be with your employer.

Additional costs

There are no specific College programme related costs, however, you will be advised of any additional costs during your application and enrolment process.

Your next steps

This Apprenticeship will include the knowledge, skills and behaviours typically required to achieve Technician status or the equivalent with the industry’s recognised professional bodies. Successful completion of this Apprenticeship will enable progression on to higher-level qualifications, such as degrees and higher-professional qualifications.

To find out more about how to become an apprentice or how to recruit an apprentice into your business, please contact York Apprenticeship Team:

Tel: 01904 770368

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